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Cholesterol levels. Isn't the HDL a bit low?

Hi,
I am in the UK so the measurement system is different (mmol)
My TChol is 3.17. HDL is .99 and the ratio is 3.2. However, no LDL was done. I am told by my GP that there's no problem. Everything is fine and there's no need for a LDL test.
What do you think? Isn't the HDL a bit low?
I am male aged 68.
Thanks,
Ron.
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replied February 25th, 2015
Thank you for asking

I read your question and I understand your concern. Your lipid profile is quite normal. And Ldl profile is not needed but there is no harm in ordering one for the peace of mind. Just continue good lifestyle and healthy habits and exercises and you won't have a problem.

I hope it helps. Consult your doctor as our advice is just for education purposes only.

Take care
Khan


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replied February 28th, 2015
Many thanks, Sir.

Kind regards,

Ron.
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replied March 10th, 2015
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My HDL is 76 and the test report reads Optimal in green...I'm 76 female. LDL is a bit high, but I'm taking supps to work on that. I own the book The Heart Revolution and it's all about homocysteine being the heart culprit and not cholesterol...I've read a lot about the cholesterol myth.
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